GDPR resources

Understanding your data protection responsibilities

The laws around data protection have changed.

The General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Bill 2017-19 came into effect in May 2018, and changed the way personal data is controlled and processed.

Most healthcare practitioners will deal with personal data in some way, and it's important to know how to comply with the new regulations.

On this page you'll find links to all the GDPR resources we've published so far, as well as any updates as they become available.

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GDPR: five things GPs need to do now

GDPR has now come into force, and the Information Governance Alliance (IGA) and Information Commissioners Office (ICO) have published guidance - and will continue to do so - to clarify how it applies to healthcare organisations.

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Introduction to the GDPR for independent practitioners

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in the UK on 25 May 2018, and independent practitioners need to know how to comply.